Owen Gwathmey letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 1

Title

Owen Gwathmey letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 1

Subject

Gwathmey, Owen -- Correspondence
John Norton & Sons
Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence
Tobacco industry -- England -- London
Tobacco industry -- Virginia

Description

Owen Gwathmey letter to John Norton and Son, merchants of London, England and Yorktown, Virginia. Gwathey writes that he has shipped one hogsheads of tobacco and lists the items, mostly textiles and grooming accessories, he wishes in return.

Creator

Gwathmey, Owen

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Date

1771-07-01

Identifier

MS1936.3.458
Folder 42

Text

Page 1

Virginia July 1st. 1771

Gentn.

This comes with one Hhd. Tobo. which
hope will get safe to hand and Answer your
markets as I have taken great care in the
Management of the same Please to send the
Goods as P Invoice below and Oblige

Gentn.
Yr. very Hble Servt.
Owen Gwathmey

2 Pieces brown Linnen
1 Do. Roles at 5d. p Ell
4 lb. Bro: thread
1lb. Whited brown Do
1lb. Taylors thread Different coulers
2 pair Mens Cold. Silk stockgs. at 8/ or 10/
p pair very Large
6 Large Strong Ivory Combs
6 Crooked Hair Combs Tortes Shell
6 Horse Combs, 6 Horn Combs.
2 Large Wigg Combs Long Limber Teeth.
2 Curry Combs
25lb. of best White Rope half Inch Diameter

Address leaf

Virginia 1st July 1771
Owen Gwathmey
Recd: 12 September Exd
Goods Entd: pa: 45
Ansd the March
p Roberston

P the Lyon
Capt. Goosley

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-458-001.jpg
MS1936-03-458-002.jpg

Citation

Gwathmey, Owen, “Owen Gwathmey letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 1,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed July 23, 2018, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/458.